Amazon healthcare leader departs for venture capital firm

A founding member of the Amazon Alexa Health & Wellness team has left the company to join venture capital firm Redesign Health

Missy Krasner joined Amazon in 2017 as chief commercial officer of special projects and went on to become head of strategic partnerships at Alexa Health & Wellness, according to her LinkedIn page. She helped lead new product initiatives during her time there. Ms. Krasner also spent five years at Google where she worked in product management and was a founding member and commercial lead of Google Health.

In September, she became the venture chair and board member of Redesign Health, a platform that works with founders to build healthcare companies from the ground up. The firm has launched eight companies and is working with four others.

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